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[jahy-ron-ee, jahy-ruh-nee] /dʒaɪˈrɒn i, ˈdʒaɪ rə ni/
adjective, Heraldry.
divided into a number of gyrons, usually eight:
gyronny of eight.
Origin of gyronny
1350-1400; gyron + -y3; replacing Middle English gerundi < Middle French gironne having gyrons Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I know of no other instance of the use of lines of partition in a gyronny field.

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
  • The arms of Campbell of Succoth are gyronny of eight engrailed, a most unusual circumstance.

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
British Dictionary definitions for gyronny


a variant spelling of gironny
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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